Tropical Medicine, M.Sc. | Kaohsiung Medical University | Kaohsiung, Taiwan
24 months
3372 USD/year
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Tropical Medicine at Kaohsiung Medical University is the first master's degree program of tropical medicine in Taiwan, which aims to cultivate professionals in clinical diagnosis, treatment, and prevention related to tropical diseases.


This Tropical Medicine program at Kaohsiung Medical University is specified for the knowledge and ability regarding research on Tropical Medicine, and is emphasized on:

  • Tropical medicine & Medical parasitology
  • Vector-borne infections & Medical entomology
  • Clinical microbial infections & Travel medicine
  • Tropical disease associated cancer & virology
M. Sc. Program in Tropical Medicine owns multidisciplinary professional professors organizing various professional & practical courses. Students can acquire professional knowledge and practical skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Ethic Education 
  • Recent Advance on Tropical Medicine and Global Health 
  • Tropical Medicine 
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Medical Entomology and Vector Control 
  • Diagnosis of Microbial Infection 
  • Special Topics in Public Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in related medical, public health, nursing, veterinary sciences, medical technology and other life or natural sciences from a local or foreign university which is recognized by M.O.E. and verified by R.O.C. representative office. OR Holds an equivalent degree of Medical Doctor, MD diploma. 
  • Applicants must have taken a minimum of 10 credits (160 hours) in General Biology, Epidemiology, Parasitology, Microbiology or Life Science related courses. 
  • A minimum GPA of B or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (a notarized Chinese or English translation of transcript is required) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1686 USD per semester during 24 months.

48,000 NTD 

Living costs for Kaohsiung City

19176 - 24000 TWD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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